Until 1975, Angola was a Portuguese colony. Independence was followed by a lengthy civil war, which left the country in ruins. Now the tables have turned, and the former colony has become a booming economy and job engine for its former colonial master. 100,000 Portuguese have emigrated to Angola since the eurozone crisis began. The trade in diamonds and oil has sparked a construction boom in Luanda. Ourreporter meets an architect from Portugal who is shaping the new Angola.
You wouldn’t believe it if you looked on the runway, at an ad campaign, or heck...anywhere, but people of color are buying more luxury goods than ever. Nielsen just released its consumer report on black Americans, and the market research firm's findings were, to say the very least, quite eye-opening. With black buying power expected to to reach $1.7 trillion by 2017, the report notes how increasingly important it's become for brands to market to black people. Sadly, getting companies to realize this has been a struggle. According to the report, $75 billion dollars was spent last year on television, magazine, internet, and radio advertising, yet only $2.24 billion was spent on media focused on black audiences. A puzzling figure indeed. Read More
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The word Ethiopia in Greek means burnt face or complexion
In Latin, the word Africa means “sunny,”
Aphrike in Greek means “without cold.”